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The first time he did it, Chad Tracy was a good story. A journeyman infielder who'd traveled halfway around the world and back to keep his career alive. He was one of the final players to earn a place on the Washington Nationals' 25-man roster, on the second-to-last day of spring training.
For seven innings Thursday afternoon, the worst fears of the Washington Nationals were realized. Opening Day, their ace Stephen Strasburg on the mound and one hit on the board.
Taking a look at the roster the Nationals will break the 2012 season with.
Last spring, Adam LaRoche knew his left shoulder wasn't right.
Stephen Strasburg was not brilliant on Saturday.
In the morning, Washington Nationals outfielder Brett Carroll watched as the man who'd been his primary competition for a spot on the team's bench all spring quietly packed up his belongings. In the afternoon, Carroll all but solidified his place on the roster.
Ten days ago, when the Washington Nationals announced the signing of versatile veteran Xavier Nady to a minor league contract, there appeared no chance Nady would get a shot in minor league games before the spring was out.
Nationals manager Davey Johnson confirmed Monday what was assumed since Chien-Ming Wang tumbled over first base 11 days ago and strained his left hamstring: John Lannan is his No. 5 starter.
Michael Morse was bouncing around a sparse clubhouse at Space Coast Stadium on Friday morning.